This first appeared in Complex Magazine in the October/November 2009 issue.

Jamie Chung’s Hot Complex [Oct/Nov. 2009]

Everybody on reality tv thinks they’re gonna be a star, but Jamie Chung’s not just gassed like a Gosselin. The 26-year-old Korean-American first caught our eye on The Real World: San Diego, where she was pretty much the only castmember we didn’t want to see really hurt. Now she’s making Hollywood moves, with a lead role in Sorority Row (a remake of Mark Rosman’s 1983 slasher film The House on Sorority Row), and a series of other projects on tap for 2010. Jamie’s played girls both good and bad, but in real life, she’s all good. We talked to the frequent f-bomb dropper while she was shooting Grown Upsin Boston and discussed girl fights, nude pics, and her love life. It’s about to get really real…

Complex: Did you have any real-life sorority experiences to fall back on when you were filming Sorority Row?

Jamie Chung: Yeah, I was in Kappa Kappa Gamma at UC Riverside. We would play flag football—that was the funnest week. It turned into fucking straight-up tackling. Like, “I hate that bitch from Gamma Pheta Beta; I’m gonna tackle her.” We kicked ass!

Complex: So it’s pretty much steady girl-on-girl action—just like I always suspected. Sorority Row centers on a prank gone wrong. Were there any pranks your sorority played that got out of control?

Jamie Chung: We didn’t play many pranks; we just drank a lot. [Laughs.]

Complex: So there aren’t any skeletons in your closet?

Jamie Chung: Like a dark secret? I’m on fucking reality TV, I don’t have any dark secrets!

Complex: Good point. But one of your SR co-stars is Audrina Patridge. She’s on reality TV and she had some secrets…until her nude pictures leaked. Do you have any nude pics of yourself?

Jamie Chung: You mean showing it all? Like beaver and all? Absolutely not. I don’t see myself doing topless shoots. But I’ve done bikini shoots, and that’s basically naked.

Complex: Yeah, “basically.” Anyway, I read somewhere that your friends say you don’t have the best taste in men. Is that true?

Jamie Chung: I don’t, and I know it. I’m just like, “Why do I always fall for guys that are not into me? They just don’t give a shit.”

Complex: How could that be? I’m looking at these pics of you, and I’m having a hard time believing that.

Jamie Chung: I don’t fucking know! I think I’m worth someone’s time! I’m worth the wine and dine, at least. And I swear to God, I have the hardest fucking time meeting men. Even at the bar downstairs of this hotel.

Complex: I’ll be there in 10 minutes and I can totally pretend like we’re meeting for the first time.

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